Full-Time Administrative Assistant – County Attorney’s Office

Full-Time Administrative Assistant – County Attorney’s Office

Interested parties may submit an application and resume to the Keokuk County Attorney’s Office, Keokuk County Courthouse, 101 S. Main Street, Sigourney or to attorney@keokukcountyia.com by July 11, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. Keokuk County is an equal opportunity employer.

Hours: 37 ½ hours per week

             Mon. – Fri.

             8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

             1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Pay:       $42,000 - $47, 637


Health, life and dental insurance available; 10 paid holidays; vacation time based on years of service.


Primary Duties include the following:

  • General office management duties.
  • Communicate professionally and courteously with the public, employees and other professionals while answering the phone and helping those that walk into the office.
  • Draft, revise, and prepare legal documents at the direction of the County Attorney.
  • Calendar deadlines, court hearings and other meetings to maintain the County Attorney’s calendar in an accurate manner and bring to the attention of the County Attorney approaching deadlines.
  • Keep organized files of office matters.
  • Other duties as necessary for the operation of the office.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required:

  • Basic computer knowledge including operating Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel and ability to operate other web-based applications.
  • Basic math, oral and written communication skills.
  • Clear, professional and courteous communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills with an attention to detail.
  • Good writing skills to enable checking for spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors.
  • Ability to continue work with frequent interruptions.
  • High standards of ethical conduct, honesty, integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality of office business.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and refrain from commenting about County Attorney business outside the office.
  • Must be reliable to work and help maintain open office hours.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Physical requirements: This position primarily requires sitting at a desk working on a computer. Will require the ability to obtain files from filing cabinets regularly and boxes in storage on occasion. Ability to lift items weighing up to 50 lbs. on occasion. Further physical requirements & working conditions found HERE.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities preferred:

  • Basic knowledge of legal processes and/or experience working in the legal field.
  • Experience managing or assisting in managing a business office.
Location: Sigourney, Iowa

Open: Wednesday June 15th

Close: Monday July 11th 2022